Edo police recover 20 mummified bodies from ritual shrine, arrest 3 suspects

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It was a gory sight late Wednesday night when the Edo State police command bust a ritual shrine in a building along Asoro slope, off Ekenwan Road, Uzebu Quarters, Benin city and discovered twenty mummified bodies,  then arrested three male suspects.

The command, in a press statement, endorsed by the deputy police public relations, Jennifer Iwegbu, said the arrest was made possible through the information made available to the police.

The statement reads:

“In pursuance of its operational mandate of nipping crimes in the bud, operatives of the Edo State police command today 17/08/2022 unraveled a suspected ritual shrine.

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Source: Nigerian Tribune